Guillermo Sexo play Zuzu on Monday
Spring Sale | No admission to browse hand-blown glass, ceramics,
oil paintings, handmade jewelry, and more at the Massachusetts College of Art
and Design on Thursday, May 10- Saturday, May 12 from 10 am-7 pm | inside.massart.edu/springsale
for Unexceptional Humans presents a Storytelling Auction" | Nine local
authors, including William Giraldi and Christopher Boucher, read stories about
personal items of significance -- including signed books and childhood art
projects-- and then auction off the items to benefit the local JP non-profit at
the First United Church in Somerville on Friday, May 11 @ 8 pm [donations
accepted] | unexceptionalhuman.
Danny Brown is at Good Life on Friday
Danny Brown and Black El x Durkin and Evaredy and Knife | ‘Secret' show (the location was just
revealed!!) sponsored by Bacardi BACARDÍ+ at Good
Life Friday, May 4 @ 9:30 pm | RSVP to
get on the list at facebook.com/#!/BacardiPlus
MFA First Friday: Beach Party | Visit the Alex Katz
Prints exhibition free of charge and attend a First Friday party in the
courtyard with music by DJ Brad Brodie, dancing, beach-themed decorations, and
specialty cocktails (available at a cash bar) Beach-themed attire encouraged at
the Museum of Fine Arts on Friday, May 4 from 5:30-9:30 pm | mfa.
Rapper/Producer David Banner talks about the L.A. Riots at Harvard this Friday and Saturday
Jane & The Primates | Folk and Americana at the Milky Way on Thursday, April
26 @ 9 pm | milkywayjp.com
Arts Festival | With music,
theater, dance, poetry, film, painting, sculpture, and more from more than
1,000 student and faculty artists at Boston College from Thursday, April 26- Saturday,
from noon-11 pm | bc.
From Peter Simon's Occupy photography
Simon Occupy Photography Exhibit | Carly Simon's similarly
artistic brother has a long career of music and cultural photojournalism. He
displays that work, most specifically his recent Occupy photography from cities
across the country, including Boston
in an exhibit which opens with a reception at Yes.
Earthquake Party! are at Zuzu with You Can Be a Wesley on Monday
Blank | The author and historian talks about her surprising book
on the history and evolution of heterosexuality in culture, Straight: The Surprisingly Short History of
Heterosexuality at the Harvard Book Store on Thursday, April 5 @ 7 pm | harvard.
Photo from 'To the Nines' at the BCAE
Feininger: Photographs, 1928-1939 | Exhibit at the rare and lesser-known
avant-garde photographic work of the modernist painter; reception with lecture
by Siegfried Gohr, Deputy Director of the Kunstakademie Düsseldorf at the Arthur
M. Sackler Museum at the Harvard Art Museums, reception on Thursday, March 29 @
6 pm | harvardartmuseums.
Bill Murray is at the Ford Hall Forum's "Strategery: SNL's
Remarkable Influence Over Politics Through Satire" on Tuesday
Boston Phoenix presents "Photography Series 2012" | Exhibit with photos from four local photogs - Josh Falk, Natasha Moustache, Sandy Poirier, and Michael Young - with music by DJ
Leah V and a cash bar on site at Fairmont Battery Wharf on Friday, March 23
from 5-10 pm | on.
I Have Ears +
Nouns + Soft Skull at the Milky Way on Thursday, March 1 @ 9 pm |
Billy Collins |
Lecture by the US Poet Laureate at Boston
College in Gasson Hall on
Thursday, March 1 @ 7 pm | bc.edu/lowellhs
School Of The Museum
Of Fine Arts Grad Open Studios |
Featuring sculpture, photography performance,
textiles, video, painting, and more in the Mission Hill building from Friday, March
2-Saturday, March 3 from 6-9 pm | smfaopengradstudios.
Phoenix writer Chris Faraone talks Occupy at the Booksmith on Monday
discusses Flatscreen | Discussion of Wilson's debut novel about a slacker
20-something living back at home (sound familiar, anyone?) at the Harvard Book
Store on Friday, February 24 @ 7 pm | harvard.com
Fashion" | New cumbia, dancehall, afrobeat, champeta, and soukous dance
night with Kangsen Feka Wakai and DJTrislam at ZuZu on Sunday, February 26 @ 10
pm | zuzubar.
Pulitzer-winning author Junot Diaz is at BC on Wednesday
Match reception | Reception for
new exhibit featuring works from local artist couples at the Lincoln Arts
Project on Friday, February 10 @ 7 pm [exhibit runs through March 10] |
"FREE Day at Mass MoCA" | Free
admission to the museum all day, with a full schedule of free activities
including performances, tours, a ‘Mermaid Parade', and Elevator Music Festival.
Central's I <Heart> Swing Ball Swing dancing ball with music by
Red Hook Ramblers
Crosby Whistle Stop on Friday, February 10 @ 9 pm | $17 | bostonswingcentral.org
Crawl In Boston
Valentine Pub Crawlove beer? This is the V-Day plan for you. Crawl through the downtown
area bars, ridiculous Valentine's-themed attire welcome
Dudes are presented with a nut at the door, ladies a bolt. (The idea being that for every nut there is a matching bolt. Or, you know, if you don't like his nuts, ladies, better bolt.) Mix, mingle, and try to find yourself a perfect fit. Aside from tool-toting singles, this party also has small bites and cocktails to keep you fortified and lubricated as you search for Mr.
The 4th Annual "Some Like It Hot" Chili Cook-Off hits Harvard Square on Saturday
and Instrumentation | Reception for Jason Sanford's (Neptune
guitarist) new exhibit featuring homemade instruments (he'll play the
instruments at the closing reception in late February, date TBA).
Bartender/Philanthropist/Writer Doc Hendley is at the Booksmith on Monday
"An Evening With
Boston Ballet: Play With Fire Series" | Sneak peek of excerpts from
Jorma Elo's Sharp Side of
Dark, Jiri Kylian's Bella
Figura, and Christopher Bruce's Rooster (based on the Rolling Stones) at the Tsai Performance Center on Thursday, January 26 @ 7 pm | 617.
Berlin's DJ Sven Weisemann guest DJs at Middlesex on Thursday, January 26
"Making Space For
Opera" | Lecture with Boston Lyric Opera directors Esther Nelson and Dan
Duro at the Boston Public Library on Tuesday, January 24 @ 6 pm | bpl.